Tag archives for Mata Hari

  1. The Wyman Engagement Photos

    The View Charlie Pondering His Future Test Shoot with Rachel Setting Up the Boat Stephanie hoisting the lights Charlie Pondering His Future, Again The Setup Surprise That View So Far, So Good Dancing to the Music What’s This? A Boat? With Christmas Carolers? In January? Will You? Three Cheers! Huzzah! See the rest of the…

  2. Block and Tackle Efficiencies

    Not long ago a friend was looking to upgrade the mainstay1 block and tackle system on his sailboat. The question was if the proposed system would provide the anticipated reduction in force. It was an interesting question that, while seemingly straight forward, does have a couple of gotchas. Block (pulley) and tackle (rope) calculations are…

  3. Duck Dodge

    I currently have a back log of 1500+ photos dating back to February of last year. My goal was to get them all done by the end of last year, but that obviously didn’t work. Every summer, I usually get the pleasure of participating in a few Duck Dodge events on Lake Union as part…

  4. Summer Sailing Adventure

    [caption id="attachment_4548" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="GPS data visualized using Google Earth. Click image to embiggen."][/caption] Before I left on my trip, I had the opportunity to go sailboat racing with some friends on the Mata …